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Boston College

Lynch School of Education

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Overview

Boston College / Lynch School of Education is located in Chestnut Hill, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Education (JD/M Ed)
Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
Certificate of Advanced Educational Specialization (CAES)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 375
Doctoral Degrees 56
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,385
Applied
801
Accepted
322
Enrolled
58%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, writing sample, personal statement, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

767
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 6.52%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 2.61%
Unknown 13.82%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (33)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Curriculum, teaching and learning, whole person learning and development, educational change and leadership, assessment and evaluation, counseling and development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,083,456

Location & Contact

Address 135 Campion Hall
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467
United States
Contact Dr. Stanton Wortham
Dean
Phone: 617-552-4200
Fax: 617-552-0812

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